There are days you want to carry more than fits in a small crossbody bag, but you're not looking to be weighed down with all your worldly possessions in a bulky receptacle. When you need to carry a bit more, a cruelty free tote bag is the answer. But do you go small, medium or large?
Maybe it's for carrying a laptop to work, lunchbox + novel for the daily commute, a change of clothes for the gym, or just simply more capacity for a day of errands + shopping. Explore our S-M-L of totes to discover your perfect fit, for whatever adventures await you.
The Archive Tote
A classic work bag, the Archive Tote has been in our collection for the past 9 seasons and is an enduring + popular choice for the office. A medium to large sized tote, it fits a 13 inch laptop in a padded, zipped pocket and has space for a larger device in the main compartment. There's plenty of room leftover for notebooks, pens + charger plus personal essentials like wallet, glasses + phone.
The Archive is made from GRS certified recycled PU with two strap options - wear the longer PU straps on the shoulder or over your arm, or let them hang and carry by the shorter webbing handles.
We've made a series of What's In My Bag videos to give you a clear sense of what fits inside the Archive Tote, and in the rest of the collection - just hit play to explore them all.
The Library Tote
Designed as a shrunken version of the best selling Archive, the Library Tote is the answer to our community's call for smaller, petite tote bags. It's a great option if you feel a large tote swamps your frame, or if you don't need to carry large tech devices each day. The same design features of the Archive are all here - two sets of straps, recycled fabric + central padded pocket - plus you can add a strap to it for crossbody wear.
It's important to note that the Library is not specifically designed to hold a laptop. Some 13 inch devices will fit in the main compartment, but the zipped section is sized to hold a tablet or kindle.
Given the two bags are the same silhouette + style, we do find that many people are torn between the Archive + Library totes. Our advice: there's a 10cm difference in width + 6cm difference in height between the two, so consider what tech device you carry as well as your frame size to decide whether your needs are best met by a small or medium option.
The Daytripper Tote
The Daytripper is definitely the Size L of the Sans Beast collection. It's designed with three end uses in mind: it's a supersized work tote, a thoroughly practical baby bag, or a travel bag that's ideal for a weekend away or as carry on for a longer trip. Constructed from GRS certified recycled fabric, it has multiple pockets + compartments inside + out to keep everything organised, and offers adjustable straps as well as a webbing crossbody strap.
The Daytripper is a stylish + gender neutral baby bag option, with elasticated pockets that are perfect for bottles and plenty of space for a change of clothes, change mat, nappies, blanket + more. Carry with the adjustable straps, or use the branded webbing strap to wear crossbody or slung on your shoulder.
As a travel bag it has the clever bonus of a slider pocket on the back to slip it over your suitcase handle, keeping things effortless during transit. And it's well within most airline guidelines for carry on luggage size (always check to be sure!)
The Petite Activist Tote
In the mid size range, the Petite Activist is lightweight + unstructured, with space for a laptop and extras, plus two smaller slider pockets and a zipped pocket so you can easily find your phone, glasses, keys, earbuds + the like. It's a streamlined silhouette with an uncomplicated interior, while still retaining organisational elements so you're not scrabbling around the bottom of your bag to find what you're looking for.
Like the Archive + Library Totes, the Petite Activist is made with GRS certified recycled fabric, and features our repeat print logo - it's a monogram tote that's both cruelty free + responsible.
The Xtra Overflow Tote
The Overflow Tote has long been a favourite with our community, a simple cotton canvas tote with our branded, recycled webbing to inject some style + edge. This season we've increased the size by 15% to create the Xtra Overflow, a medium to large sized tote that's decidedly handy for all manner of uses: groceries, gym gear, nappies + baby needs, towels + sunscreen for the beach, as a casual overnight bag, and more.
The Xtra Overflow is a useful addition to your suitcase when travelling. Just roll up the soft cotton canvas + grab it to use when needed. It's also a popular gifting choice for all the cruelty free lovers in your life, either on its own or filled with vegan treats + a bottle of something special.
There's a vegan tote option for every size + desire, to bring both practicality and style to your day. Whether your carrying needs are small, medium or large, choosing cruelty free is easy.
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